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Sunday 11 May 2014

For My Mum

Good morning everyone,

It's Mother's Day today in the Netherlands and of course I made a card for my mother to send to her. I decided to revisit my old crafty stash and delve into all the decoupage books I have that never got used up. I found this adorable image with matching DPs that seemed just perfect for the occasion. Together with lots of embellishments I have found in my stash, I made this card. It doesn't open like a regular card, but you need to slide away the front to reveal the message inside. I made a double bow to bulk up the ribbon a bit, but it's still a dainty bow to me. Anyway, my mum should have received this card by now, so it's safe to post it here as she is a loyal follower of my blog and I didn't want to spoil the surprise. Let's hope she likes it!

* Create & Craft Pastels CS
* Studio Light image, DP and sentiment (it says I think of you in Dutch)
* Vintage Photo Distress Ink to blend the edges
* Pearls, ribbon, brad and flower stickers from stash

* Crafty Bloggers Network (Pink with Ribbon)
* Emerald Fairies (Flowers, Ribbon and/or Lace)
* The Squirrel and the Fox (Mother's Day)
* Diva's by Design (In the Pink)
* Sister Act (Anything Goes)
* Alphabet Challenge (G for Gorgeous Gowns)
* Tuesday Throwdown (Special Lady)
* Sassy Studio (Happy Mother's Day)
* Charisma Cardz (Mother's Day)
* Mema's Crafts (May Flowers or Celebrate Moms)


  1. Just beautiful Chris - love the image. Hugs, Claire x

  2. Beautiful image and I'm sure any mom would love it. Thank you for joining us at Mema's Crafts this month. We wish you much luck and hope you will visit and play with us often.

  3. Oh, is this beautiful!!! So gorgeous.

    Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog.


  4. So beautiful Ciska, love the sweet image...Thanks for playing along with us at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy xx

  5. Beautiful card, love the shape
    Thanks for playing at Diva's this week and good luck with the challenge
    Hugs Laurie x

  6. Such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

  7. So soft and lovely! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

    SSD DT

  8. Lovely vintage creation. Thanks for joining us this week at the Sister Act Card Challenge! Hope to see you again next week! Sheena B

  9. So pretty! Love the lace doily edge. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges.

  10. Ooooh how pretty and elegant!

  11. This is very sweet and so Victorian in feel. I bet she loved it